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6
LAST WEEK
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Aretha Now
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic

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Aretha Franklin Aretha Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aretha Now
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Hugh Masekela The Promise Of A Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Promise Of A Future
Hugh Masekela
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uni
3
Aretha Franklin Aretha: Lady Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aretha: Lady Soul
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Rhino
4
Wes Montgomery Down Here On The Ground Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down Here On The Ground
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brunswick
5
Nancy Wilson Easy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Easy
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island
6
The Temptations Wish It Would Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wish It Would Rain
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
7
The Dells There Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There Is
The Dells
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Otis Redding The Dock Of The Bay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dock Of The Bay
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Volt
9
Eddie Harris The Electrifying Eddie Harris Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Electrifying Eddie Harris
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
10
Dionne Warwick Valley Of The Dolls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Valley Of The Dolls
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
Otis Redding The Immortal Otis Redding Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Immortal Otis Redding
20  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet
12
O.C. Smith Hickory Holler Revisited Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hickory Holler Revisited
19  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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Mercury
13
Ray Charles A Portrait Of Ray Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Portrait Of Ray
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
14
Wes Montgomery A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
17  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
15
James Brown I Got The Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Got The Feelin'
James Brown
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
King
16
Bill Cosby To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
The Miracles Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
18
Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Are You Experienced?
22  Last
10  Peak
39  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
19
Archie Bell & The Drells Tighten Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tighten Up
Archie Bell & The Drells
15  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
20
Wilson Pickett The Midnight Mover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Midnight Mover
37  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
21
Jose Feliciano Feliciano! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Feliciano!
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor
22
Gladys Knight And The Pips Feelin' Bluesy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Feelin' Bluesy
12  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
Martha & The Vandellas Ridin' High Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' High
Martha & The Vandellas
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy
24
Sergio Mendes Look Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look Around
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
25
Soundtrack The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
23  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tappan Zee
26
The Delfonics La La Means I Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La La Means I Love You
28  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philly Groove
27
Otis Redding History Of Otis Redding Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
History Of Otis Redding
26  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
28
Stevie Wonder Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
27  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mowest
29
The Rascals Time Peace/The Rascals' Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Peace/The Rascals' Greatest Hits
The Rascals
35  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
FLiP You Devil You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Devil You
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
31
The Temptations The Temptations Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Temptations Greatest Hits
32  Last
Peak
85  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy
32
The Supremes Reflections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections
30  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
33
The Temptations The Temptations In A Mellow Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Temptations In A Mellow Mood
33  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TSOP
34
Booker T. & The MG's Doin' Our Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doin' Our Thing
39  Last
17  Peak
17  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax
35
Ramsey Lewis Up Pops Ramsey Lewis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Up Pops Ramsey Lewis
36  Last
33  Peak
12  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cadet
36
Percy Sledge Take Time To Know Her Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Time To Know Her
34  Last
27  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Casablanca
37
Diana Ross & The Supremes Diana Ross And The Supremes Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diana Ross And The Supremes Greatest Hits
Diana Ross & The Supremes
40  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
38
Mongo Santamaria Soul Bag Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Bag
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
39
Soundtrack The Graduate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Graduate
38  Last
32  Peak
11  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
40
Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith's Greatest Hits! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jimmy Smith's Greatest Hits!
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
41
Stanley Turrentine Serenade To A Soul Sister Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Serenade To A Soul Sister
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

42
Four Tops Four Tops Reach Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Four Tops Reach Out
Four Tops
42  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
43
Nina Simone Silk & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silk & Soul
43  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TSOP
44
The Intruders Cowboys To Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cowboys To Girls
The Intruders
47  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ABC
45
Pigmeat Markham Here Come The Judge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here Come The Judge
Pigmeat Markham
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
46
The Rascals Once Upon A Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Upon A Dream
The Rascals
46  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
47
Johnny Mathis Love Is Blue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Is Blue
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
48
Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick's Golden Hits, Part One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dionne Warwick's Golden Hits, Part One
49  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scepter
49
Lou Donaldson Mr. Shing-A-Ling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Shing-A-Ling
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

50
Aretha Franklin I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You
50  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Rhino
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